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Date: 1859 

Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...

Date: 1899 

Description: Exterior view of a congregational church.

Photograph

Fortune's Car

Date: 1928 

Description: George Fortune of River Falls sitting in his new car, with his dog in the back seat.

Date: 1985-01-28 

Description: Farm family youth demonstrates to call awareness to the economic problems facing the family farm.

Photograph

Canty House

Date: 1938 

Description: View of the Thomas Canty house.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of a Methodist Episcopal church with children and adults lined up outside.

Photograph

Warehouse

Date: 1932 

Description: View of multiple old warehouses on the levee.

Date: 1911 

Description: A college student sets out to class in zero degree weather. He is holding his books, wearing a hat and gloves, and has a scarf wrapped around his neck.

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Description: Billhead of Burnett & Pratt, "dealers in fresh, salt and smoked meats, fish and game in season," of River Falls, Wisconsin, with a group of livestock, incl...

Photograph

A. Rollins

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of A. Rollins from River Falls, Wisconsin in Civil War era uniform. His company and regiment are unknown.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Sanborn map of Ellsworth, Wisconsin.

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Description: Living room scene in the Jacobson home, with a blurred image of a man running in front of the camera. A woman sits at a piano while three men are posed at...

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Seven people gather around the fireplace at the home of Professor Jacobson, toasting marshamallows (probably).

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of Prescott including multiple buildings and a bridge.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Methodist Church of River Falls.

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Description: Billhead of J.H. Smith, a dealer in stoves, hardware, tinware, paints and oils, from Ellsworth, Wisconsin, with an array of hardware, including tools, silv...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of buildings along the levee.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down Main Street.

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